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BMS ORDERS Due to digitisation of the technical archive,BMS orders will take longer than normal to process between March 2022 and December 2022

Museum Live 2022

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NMM “Live” Open Day – Sat 29th & Sun 30th October 2022

Following the success of our first two day show in 2021, National Motorcycle Museum LIVE continues in October 2022 as a two-day event! As always, this is the time when everyone can visit us free of charge* and enjoy a host of exciting free attractions including the return of the popular HENRY COLE AND FRIEND’S live on stage.

*Car parking charges apply.

National Motorcycle Museum Live event

2022  Highlights

Free Museum Entry: Everyone is invited to visit the museum collection free-of-charge!

Indoor Trade Area:

The event will feature a large indoor trade area held within the warm & dry surroundings of both the National Motorcycle Museum and our conference facilities.

The event will also feature trade stands & displays from many well-known names including Central Wheel Components Ltd, Triumph Motorcycles, Sealey Tools, H&H Classics, BSA, and Norton Motorcycles to name but a few.

The museum shop will be open throughout the event selling a huge range of classic motorcycling books, clothing & memorabilia.

‘Meet The Experts’ Presented In Association With Central Wheel Components Ltd:

In attendance will be some of the museum’s specialist suppliers & craftsmen (including our own restoration team) as well as other classic motorcycling personalities who will be available to chat and answer questions.

Don’t miss the LIVE wheel building demos by Central Wheel Components Ltd.

Workshop day

LIVE indoor “Start Up” Feature:

See & HEAR some of the most famous race machines in the world started up in our LIVE start-up feature which will take place on stage in the museum’s Britannia Suite.

Bikes old and new will include some of the museum’s famous racing inventory as well as ex-Moto GP bikes.

Back again for 2022, genius special builder ALLEN MILLYARD will be firing up several of his stunning motorcycle creations.

Food Court & Bar:

Fantastic catering provided by the museum’s chefs will be available in our Premier Suite food court & bar area.

Our famous breakfast BBQ will also be available from 8.30am onwards.


Car parking for the event is just £15.00 per car with motorcycle parking absolutely free. Given the events huge popularity, the museum encourages car sharing which makes this nominal parking charge even better value!


We are very excited to welcome back TV star HENRY COLE to our LIVE stage.


“HENRY COLE & FRIENDS” will feature popular personalities from Henry’s TV shows including HENRY COLE himself as well asSAM LOVEGROVE & ALLEN MILLYARD. Not only that, but we are also excited to welcome two motorcycle racing superstars who will join Henry and the crew on stage during both Sat & Sun-WATCH THIS SPACE!

Held in the museum’s magnificent Britannia suite, TT legend, TV presenter, STEVE PLATER will host these brilliant FREE TO ENTER stage shows which will be taking place on both Saturday AND Sunday of the event

LIVE 2021 Crowd Henry Cole & Friends

Henry Cole and Sam Lovegrove will be holding special book/memorabilia/autograph signing sessions during the weekend.

Other superstar motorcycling personalities from the past and present will also be in attendance, check the dedicated event page for updates @

Manufacturer Test Rides:

Offering the chance to test ride some well-known manufacturer’s machines over the course of the weekend-WATCH THIS SPACE.

Winter Raffle 2022

Plus The Draw For The Best Classic Motorcycle Raffle Prize In The World:

Our Winter 2022 raffle to win an amazing classic motorcycle will be drawn 24th April 2022.

You can enter to win this amazing prize with raffle tickets available to purchase on-line or by calling the Museum on 01675 444123.

Raffle tickets available to purchase on-line

Or by calling the Museum on 01675 444140